What does an Investment Banking Analyst do?

Investment banking analysts raise capital for businesses and individuals by issuing debt and selling equity. They oversee mergers, conduct research, and assist in preparing legal and financial documents related to their transactions. Investment banking analysts conduct research and review financial information as well as market trends. They create and implement financial models to review deals and determine profitability. They oversee merger-and-acquisition, and supervise IPOs and private-equity settlements.

Investment banking analysts lead and support clients by expanding corporate and personal enterprise and preparing legal and financial records to complete an investment, acquisition, or purchase. They examine risks and provide their financial advice and identify close and potential investors when appropriate. They maintain comprehensive knowledge of regulatory and legal issues in the financial industry. They need a bachelor's degree in finance or related fields and a minimum of three years experience as an investment banking analyst alongside in-depth knowledge of structuring deals, regulations, and principles and protocol for closing.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
16%
2 - 4
51%
5 - 7
20%
8+
13%

Common Skill Sets

Leases
Degree IN Finance
Budgetary
Methodology
Written Communication
Administering
Schedules
.NET

Investment Banking Analyst Seniority Levels

L2
Investment Banking Analyst
$88,504/yr
Portfolio Manager
15% made the transition
Equity Research Analyst
37% made the transition
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Investment Banking Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$88,501 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$73K
Median: $89K
$108K
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